Authorities Seeking for Hit-and-Run Driver of the Accident on Virginia Street
RENO, NV (September 1, 2020) – Early Tuesday morning, an electric scooter rider suffered injuries in a crash on Virginia Street.
The incident occurred at around 5:00 a.m. on South Virginia Street and Arroyo Street, near Plumb Land. The crash left the man riding the electric scooter with a head injury.
At this time, the authorities in Reno offers a $500 reward to anyone who can provide information that will lead to the arrest and prosecution of the hit-and-run suspect.
The police are searching for a dark-colored Ford pickup that escaped the scene. According to the investigators, there was a white utility box in the bed of the older body F-Series pickup. They also suspect that the truck may probably be green.
At this time, it was not revealed whether the truck sustained any damage. Meanwhile, the authorities confirmed that the victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
As the authorities continue to investigate, they encourage anyone with information to call Reno police at 775-334-2141 or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900. For anonymous tipsters, the can contact Secret Witness.
If you feel yourself drifting into other lanes due to fatigue or any other reason, safely pull over and rest before continuing to drive. You can also call a friend or an Uber to pick you up if you feel like it would be unsafe to drive.
Ways to Deal with Auto Accidents
Each year, around 20-50 million people are injured or become disabled due to an auto crash. To avoid suffering from such incidents, practice safe driving habits on the road at all times.
As a driver, it’s your responsibility to do it even when it is empty, even when there is no police officer around to make sure you make, say, a complete stop.
Even with the best driving habits, it is still important to know what to do if you find yourself in a motor vehicle accident
Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers says, “The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery. At the same time, they will secure your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.”
If you’re involved in a serious traffic auto accident, call us. Sweet Law Group has over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your auto accident, personal injury, or disability case. We promise to fight, day and night, to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation with a professional in your area.